GORGEOUS Lives

an in-depth interview with an interesting woman

Marilyn Monroe & the birth of an unlikely feminist with Michelle Morgan GORGEOUS LIVES with Josephine Pembroke

21 May 2018

Marilyn Monroe & the birth of an unlikely feminist with Michelle Morgan GORGEOUS LIVES with Josephine Pembroke Michelle adores 50’s siren Marilyn Monroe, in fact this is her sixth book about her. The book is called The Girl, The Seven Year Itch & The birth of an unlikely feminist. Hollywood expert Michelle explains how and why…

Bella Figura How to Live, Love & Eat The Italian Way by Kamin Mohammadi GORGEOUS LIVES with Josephine Pembroke

16 May 2018

Bella Figura How to Live, Love & Eat The Italian Way by Kamin Mohammadi GORGEOUS LIVES with Josephine Pembroke  Imagine eating carbs, olive oil and pasta every day and feeling and looking gorgeous?  Stressed out Londoner Kamin went to live in Florence for a couple of months, she then discovered Bella Figura and her life changed…

Gorgeous – Art Show by Barbara Hoogeweegen With Josephine Pembroke GORGEOUS ART

15 May 2018

Gorgeous – Art Show by Barbara Hoogeweegen Barbara is fascinated with the female face, she researches, photographs and studies her sitter for hours. Barbara  goes to her studio and over six to eight hours and paints her subject with vibrancy and passion. Barbara adores oils and layers her paintings with gooey paint. Her mark making…

Heather Morris The Tattooist of Auschwitz AUTHOR OF THE WEEK with Donna Freed

09 May 2018

Heather Morris The Tattooist of Auschwitz AUTHOR OF THE WEEK with Donna Freed It was important to Lale Sokolov, who survived Auschwitz by working as the tattooist, marking each entrant to the camp, that someone who had no preconceptions tell his story. And so Heather Morris spent many hours over many months listening to Lale,…

Make the perfect flower arrangement with Nikki Pierce, Florist from Petal & Grace

26 Apr 2018

Make the perfect flower arrangement with Nikki Pierce, Florist from Petal & Grace with Josephine Pembroke  Nikki Pierce explains how to make your flowers look romantic, beautiful and vintage. Nikki has amazing clients which include: Dolce & Gabbana, Coach, Elle Magazine and Issey Miake, based in West London she tells us how her business has…

Hormones, Menopause & Body Changes with Marilyn Glenville

    Hormones, Menopause & Body Changes with Marilyn Glenville Dr Marilyn Glenville is a nutritionist and psychologist. She can help women back to health when all traditional medicines have failed. https://www.marilynglenville.com/  #hormones #menopause #radiogorgeous

Patti Boulaye, The Faith of a Child GORGEOUS LIVES WITH JOSEPHINE PEMBROKE

28 Mar 2018

Patti Boulaye, The Faith of a Child GORGEOUS LIVES WITH JOSEPHINE PEMBROKE Effervescent Patti Boulaye was the winner of the last ever ‘New Faces’ show in 1978. Patti’s incredible life started when she was born in a taxi in Nigeria, she literally fell into show business on holiday in England. And she ended up in…

SHE, A celebration of 100 Renegade Women by Harriet Hall – GORGEOUS LIVES with Josephine Pembroke

15 Mar 2018

SHE, A celebration of 100 Renegade Women by Harriet Hall  – GORGEOUS LIVES with Josephine Pembroke Fashion historian and digital editor for The Stylist magazine tells us how and why she chose 100 renegade women to grace the pages of her riveting book. Harriet explains that trousers were too shocking, because they show your crutch!…

Linda Nolan, From My Heart – Gorgeous Lives: with Donna Freed

  Linda Nolan, From My Heart, Gorgeous Lives: with Donna Freed After all the drama: the Nolan Sisters break up, her sister and husband died, she was caught out as a benefits cheat, her own breast cancer and depression, Linda bears all and embraces life in the face of secondary breast cancer. Donna makes a…

The Little Book of FEMINIST SAINTS by Julia Pierpoint GORGEOUS LIVES on Radio Gorgeous

06 Mar 2018

The Little Book of FEMINIST SAINTS by Julia Pierpoint & Manjit Thapp, GORGEOUS LIVES on Radio Gorgeous To celebrate International Women’s Day, New York Times best selling author Julia Pierpoint and British artist Manjit Thapp have created a must have handbook of 100 secular female ‘Saints.’ These women broke ground, broke ceilings and broke moulds. Saints…

Fern Britton, Coming Home, with Josephine Pembroke GORGEOUS GOSSIP

25 Feb 2018

Fern Britton, Coming Home, with Josephine Pembroke – GORGEOUS GOSSIP   Fern and Josephine get comfy on the sofa and chat away about Fern’s latest novel Coming Home, set in her beloved Cornwall. Fern also tells us how she finally seduced Phil her husband when working on Ready, Steady, Cook. Fern also opens up about…

ICY & HOT weekends in Europe, Gorgeous Escapes with Sarah Tucker

21 Feb 2018

ICY & HOT weekends in Europe, Gorgeous Escapes with Sarah Tucker What do you fancy? Trekking in the snowy mountains or a dining in a hip barber shop/cafe in buzzing Lisbon. Take your pick, Sarah Tucker has done the research for you. For all the information in this interview see below: Stay cool.  – Sarah…

Dynasty by Christina Oxenberg with Josephine Pembroke

20 Feb 2018

Dynasty by Christina Oxenberg with Josephine Pembroke Your Mother is a princess and your uncle should be the Serbian king. You are born in New York and raised in the UK. You think having your own palace, servants and being surrounded by antiques is normal. Meet Christina Oxenberg she tells us the true story about…

Setsuko Ono, Artist, with Donna Freed GORGEOUS LIVES on Radio Gorgeous

18 Feb 2018

Setsuko Ono, Artist with Donna Freed GORGEOUS LIVES on Radio Gorgeous  Setsuko Ono, younger sister of Yoko Ono, grew up and was educated in Japan, Europe and the USA. Following in her father’s footsteps, she worked for the World Bank while also studying art formally. She started exhibiting once she retired in 2003 and her first…

Self-Care for the Real World: Nadia Narain & Katia Narain Phillips, GORGEOUS WELLBEING with Donna Freed

15 Feb 2018

Self-Care for the Real World: Nadia Narain & Katia Narain Phillips GORGEOUS WELLBEING with Donna Freed After years of fads and the shoulds and shouldn’ts of self-improvement/punishment, sisters Nadia (yoga teacher to the stars) and Katia (raw food restauranteur) yearned for a kinder approach to life; one that included self-love and self-care. They believe that…

Mother Anguish – A Memoir by Basia Briggs with Josephine Pembroke

28 Jan 2018

  Mother Anguish – A Memoir by Basia Briggs with Josephine Pembroke GORGEOUS LIVES  How does one survive abuse, alcoholism and a wild mother? Listen to this tantalising life story of courage and grit. Mother Anguish, A Memoir is published by Quartet. Buy it here #HighSociety #Royals #Abuse #RadioGorgeous Never miss a podcast sign up…

Heal Yourself with Crystals with Sara Doone WELLBEING on Radio Gorgeous

26 Jan 2018

Heal Yourself with Crystals with Sara Doone WELLBEING on Radio Gorgeous Psychic, crystal expert and healer Sara Doone explains to Josephine, what are crystals, their inner magic and how to use them. She also talks about how we are all psychic and how she developed her skills. Contact Sara www.theintuitivepathfinder.co.uk. #crystals #healer #radiogorgeous

Emma Hall, Collective Rage: A Play in 5 Betties GORGEOUS ENTERTAINMENT on Radio Gorgeous

17 Jan 2018

  Emma Hall, Collective Rage: A Play in 5 Betties: Gorgeous Entertainment:  Emma has a mission: produce powerfully entertaining and though provoking theatre that addresses gender imbalances and encourages young people to work in all aspects of the theatre. As Peter Hall’s daughter, she didn’t really have a choice but her production company, Antic Face, which…

Women! Negotiate Equal Pay – The Negotitation Book with Nicole Soames & Josephine Pembroke

12 Jan 2018

The Negotitation Book with Nicole Soames – Gorgeous Entrepreneurs  Women! It is our responsibility to get equal pay. Listen to gorgeous business coach Nicole Soames from Diadem tell us how to be a master negotiator.   Buy the Book  Diadem http://diademperformance.com/ #genderpaygap #womenpay #wagediscrimination Never miss a gorgeous podcast:  http://radiogorgeous.com/sign-up-newsletter/

Ellyn Daniels, Emotional Terrorism Gorgeous Entertainment: With Donna Freed

10 Dec 2017

Ellyn Daniels, Emotional Terrorism Gorgeous Entertainment with Donna Freed    In her one-woman show, Ellyn Daniels charts her life of Paris runways; ballet dancing; world travel; parties at Hollywood mansions and the dark underbelly of this seemingly glamorous life: bulimia; blacking out; and sitting on the precipice of suicide. Drayton Arms Pub & Theatre December…

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